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This thoroughly revised second edition of Simon’s Saga for the SAT has been re-focused to reflect the latest version of the SAT test format. It literally takes a “novel” approach to building students’ verbal skills. Simon, a very cool college dude, shows college-bound kids around campus. In the process, he helps them develop their vocabulary and overall verbal fluency, virtually guaranteeing them a great SAT Critical Reading score. Simon talks about both social and academic campus life. As his story proceeds, new words for students to learn are printed in boldface type—the reader’s signal to check word definitions and correct usage. All boldface words appear with meanings and cross-references in a glossary at the back of the book. Brand-new in this edition are the updated exercises that conclude every chapter. All questions have been changed to reflect the question types that appear on the latest version of the SAT. Specifically, the new exercises present—
Praise for the Previous Edition
From the reviews:
“Luckily, there is hope for those who cannot stand the tedious work of memorizing hundreds of denotations. Simon’s Saga for the SAT Verbal is a fun way to learn those exotic SAT words that not even your English teacher knew existed. … an excellent, fun way to prepare for the SATs.”
Candice Nguyen, Oakland Tribune, September 2003
About The Author:
Philip Geer, Ed.M., has taught English language and literature to high school students for more than 30 years, and has also prepared them for various tests of verbal and writing ability. He is also the author of Essential Words for the GRE, Picture These SAT Words! , and Wordfest!, published by Barron’s.
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Paperback / 464 Pages / 5 1/4 x 8 / 2008